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Vic Díaz

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Nationality Philippines
Birth 1 january 1932 (92 years) at Manila City (Philippines)

Vic Díaz (born 1932 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former character actor who mostly portrayed villains. He is also the father of Teddy Diaz, the founding guitarist of the Filipino Rock band The Dawn. He appeared in Jack Hill's women in prison exploitation film The Big Bird Cage, shot in the Philippines. Quentin Tarantino, a fan of seventies exploitation cinema, referred to Vic as "The Filipino Peter Lorre."

Usually with

Eddie Romero
Eddie Romero
(12 films)
Roger Corman
Roger Corman
(9 films)
John Ashley
John Ashley
(6 films)
Ken Metcalfe
Ken Metcalfe
(7 films)
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Filmography of Vic Díaz (36 films)

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Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors Roger Corman, Colleen Camp, John Landis, Sid Haig, R. Lee Ermey, Joe Dante
Roles Self
Rating72% 3.6386853.6386853.6386853.6386853.638685
Des femmes plantureuses, des monstres mutants et des agents secrets nains… On trouvait tout cela dans les films de genre philippins des années 70 et 80. Envahissant les drive-ins du monde entier, les Philippines sont devenues un eldorado pour les réalisateurs de films dits « d'exploitation », alliant une main d'œuvre bon marché, un cadre exotique et une règlementation inexistante en matière de santé et de sécurité. Ce documentaire retrace l'histoire d'un genre sans scrupules, sans scénarios, sans frontières et - plus souvent que jamais - sans vêtements…
Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure, 1h53
Directed by Chito S. Roño
Origin Philippines
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Armando Goyena, Albert Martinez, Vic Díaz, BB Gandanghari, Camille Prats, Janus del Prado
Roles Old Naguchi
Rating56% 2.842982.842982.842982.842982.84298
Lolo Melo (Armando Goyena) is an old Filipino World War II veteran living in the United States who tells his war stories to his grandson Jobert (Danilo Barrios). Flashbacks to 1944, he tells the story of his participation during World War II, when his troop was ordered to bury the Yamashita treasure. When Lolo gets kidnapped, Jobert goes back to Manila in order to find the hidden treasure and save his grandfather. Jobert finds the clues to a hidden treasure in the coded, wartime diaries of his grandfather. Soon, he and his chums are in hot pursuit of the Yamashita Treasure. But, a dangerous mercenaries are also after the prize, Emong(Albert Martinez), a Philippine government official and Naguchi (Vic Diaz), a Japanese World War II veteran.
Bloodfist (1989)
, 1h25
Directed by Terence H. Winkless
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Billy Banks, Don Wilson (kickboxeur), Vic Díaz
Roles Detective
Rating47% 2.355562.355562.355562.355562.35556
A man gets beaten by his opponent, but after he finds out the fight was rigged, he decides to fight back. He kills his opponent and is announced as the winner. On his way back to his home, another man kills him.
Equalizer 2000, 1h25
Directed by Cirio H. Santiago
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Actors Richard Norton, Robert Patrick, Corinne Alphen, Ramon d'Salva, Vic Díaz
Roles Bone
Rating41% 2.0710552.0710552.0710552.0710552.071055
Dans un avenir sombre d'un monde postnucléaire, un camp de combattants luttent pour obtenir la seule arme assez puissante pour garantir leur survie : "L'Equalizer 2000".
Strike Commando 2, 1h35
Directed by Bruno Mattei, Claudio Fragasso
Origin Italie
Genres War, Action
Actors Brent Huff, Richard Harris, Mary Stävin, Vic Díaz, Massimo Vanni, Luciano Pigozzi
Roles Huan To
Rating48% 2.424442.424442.424442.424442.42444
Seargant Michael Ransom (Huff) is a tormented war veteran. When his commander, Vic Jenkins (Harris) is kidnapped by Vietnamese drug smugglers, the CIA dispatches him to their camp and all hell breaks loose. Ransom tries to saved Jenkins who saved his life during the Vietnam war, unfortunately, Jenkins is caught cooperating with the villains. Ransom is captured and is subjected to various forms of painful torture.
The Expendables
Directed by Cirio H. Santiago
Genres Action
Actors Peter Nelson, Vic Díaz
Rating43% 2.1940752.1940752.1940752.1940752.194075
The movie is a Vietnam exploitation film where a commando makes an elite team out of rebels. The men are trouble makers and rebels, but are able to perform well. The men are sent out to blow up a bridge and manage to destroy the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) guards. However, another NVA force arrives and an all out battle commences. During the battle, two of the men are killed, but the team kills off all of the NVA reinforcements and captures their leader.
Sparrow Unit
Origin Philippines
Genres Action
Actors Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr., Ronnie Ricketts, Jeorge "E.R." Ejercito Estregan, Dick Israel, Vic Díaz, Bomber Moran
Rating65% 3.288513.288513.288513.288513.28851
Young idealists form the liquidation squad of the Left, summarily executing the perceived enemies of the people.
Sudden Death, 1h29
Directed by Eddie Romero
Origin Philippines
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Robert Conrad, Don Stroud, John Ashley, Felton Perry, Vic Díaz, Bill Raymond
Roles Carnival barker
Rating55% 2.767572.767572.767572.767572.76757
When Ed Neilson's entire family is viciously murdered, he pleads with retired CIA operative Duke Smith (Robert Conrad) to investigate. He refuses, but relents after Neilson too meets an explosive death.
Project: Kill, 1h30
Directed by William Girdler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Leslie Nielsen, Gary Lockwood, Nancy Kwan, Vic Díaz, Vic Silayan
Roles Alok Lee
Rating38% 1.9462251.9462251.9462251.9462251.946225
Nielsen plays John Trevor, who for six years has been training and leading a team of highly trained special forces men (Code Name: Project: Kill) whose performance is enhanced by drugs. Over time Trevor realises that his men, who work independently, are being used as assassins rather than to protect government installations and individuals.
Cover Girl Models
Directed by Cirio H. Santiago
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Lindsay Bloom, Mary Woronov, Vic Díaz, Tony Ferrer, Joonee Gamboa, Ken Metcalfe
Roles Kulik
Rating44% 2.2386552.2386552.2386552.2386552.238655
Three fashion models travel from Los Angeles to Hong Kong for a shoot. Barbara accidentally comes in possession of some microfilm and is chased by secret service agents. Claire tries to get a role in a film. Mandy tries to make it as a model and falls for their photographer.
Bamboo Gods and Iron Men, 1h36
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors James Iglehart, Shirley Washington, Ken Metcalfe, Chiquito, Eddie García, Marissa Delgado
Rating47% 2.391522.391522.391522.391522.39152
James Iglehart plays African-American prize fighter Cal Jefferson who is on a honeymoon holiday in Hong Kong with his new wife played by Shirley Washington. Cal comes across a drowning Chinese man whom he jumps in the sea to save. This now revived and very grateful mute man turns out to be someone they cannot get rid of. They finally get rid of him or so it seems. They purchase an item in Hong Kong which becomes the center of a gang's attention. The gang led by Kenneth Metcalfe will stop at nothing to retrieve the item. They leave Hong Kong for Manila, the Philippines and find themselves being attacked with the mute Chinese man coming to their assistance.